Bergsma Family History

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Bergsma Name Meaning

Frisian: probably a topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, a derivative of Middle Low German berg ‘hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bergh, Berger, Berge, Bosma, Bergum, Bergmann, Bergner, Mersman

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Bergsma Family Origin

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Bergsma Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Sash And Door Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bergsma. The most common Bergsma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Bergsma's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Sash And Door Dealer


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Bergsma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bergsma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bergsma census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bergsma. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bergsma. For the veterans among your Bergsma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bergsma Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bergsma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Bergsma in 1944 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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